A Report by Ailsa Main The last quarter of the year started with six of our swimmers visiting the Slovenia to compete in the biggest competition of the year the European Masters Championships in September. The team of Kelly McIntosh, Greg Smedley, Gillian Main, Alison Pirie, Brian Bain and Louise Kennedy swam many exciting events […]
The club continued its winning ways at the Inverclyde Masters Meet on 21st/22nd September with lots of great swims from the assembled team of Audrey Cooper, Bronwyn Farr, Alison Findlater, Dianne Fraser, Ailsa Main, Gill Main, Kelly McIntosh, Alison Pirie, Brian Bain, Adam Caton, Chris Ferguson, Bill Forbes, Pete Long, Greg Smedley, Martin Snape and Dave Sutherland. Among […]
Not content with winning in the pool, SCB took to the waters of the River Dee at the end of June to win the annual Inter-Company Row organised by Aberdeen Boat Club. The crew, rowing as “Clasher, Slasher, Smasher, Thrasher and Basher” had 6 training sessions to prepare for the event and went on […]
Scottish National Masters Championships 2018 Tollcross Glasgow The view of the trophy at the end of the social. After some concern that the club was under threat of losing the top club award at the Scottish, a fantastic team effort resulted in the club dominating the event once again – winning the trophy with more […]
The 2018 Silver City Blues Masters Meet was held at Aberdeen Sports Village on Saturday 27th January 2018. Thank you to everyone who took part and making it such a great day. A special thank you to all the officials and volunteers that helped out on the day – we simply would not be able […]
Huge congratulations to Rachael Gauld, Louise Kennedy, Kelly Mcintosh and Laura Robertson on breaking the 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay World Record by more than 5 seconds in the 100+ classification, in a time of 8:53.34. http://www.swimming.org/masters/world-relay-record-silver-city-blues-session-5/
On Sunday 8th October 2017, 11 SCB swimmers were given the exclusive opportunity to swim in Rubislaw Quarry. Thanks to Brian Bain for coordinating and arranging the swim. Photo credit to Brian Battensby.
Please see below for an article that was in the Evening Express recently, as a tribute to ex-SCB swimmer Betty McMillan who sadly passed away earlier this year.
On Saturday 26th August 2017, the annual “Doon the Dee” swim was held. Brian Bain, Heather Dale, Gillian Bowie, Gillian Clunas and Iona McPherson formed a relay team and swam 20 miles from Banchory to Aberdeen to raise funds for Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS). Please support them by visiting our JustGiving Page at https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/doonthedee and making […]
11 members from SCB traveled to Budapest in Hungary for the World Masters Championships in August 2017. Congratulations to all those involved, especially our medal winning relay teams and individual swimmers: 800FC silver medal – Rachael Keir 400FC silver medal – Rachael Keir 200 back silver medal – Rachael Keir 400IM silver medal – Laura […]